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Help End Modern Slavery in Hong Kong ACTION
Business  (tags: humanrights, Hong KOng, migrant workers, abuse, slavery, Indonesia, money, business )

Nancy
- 545 days ago - walkfree.org
After 8 months of being forced to work with no pay in a Hong Kong family's home, Erwiana's beaten and broken body was dumped at the city's largest airport with a one way ticket home and a frightening threat - tell anyone about what happened and your...
SodaStream-- Burst the Bubble - Jewish Voice for Peace Call to Action
Business  (tags: HumanRights, middle-east, israel, palestine, ethics, abuse, boycott, BDS, Jewish Voice for Peace )

Evelyn
- 574 days ago - jewishvoiceforpeace.org
SodaStream's main production plant is located in the Mishor Edomim industrial park, part of illegal Israeli settlement in the West Bank. They participate in Israeli occupation of Palestine and violates the rights of Palestinians to freedom, justice
Take Action:You Strike, You Settle, You Get Arrested
Business  (tags: humanrights, humans, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, government, society, money, law, labor, business, corporate, abuse )

JL
- 576 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
Fiji: Hotel strike declared illegal, union leaders jailed
Take Action: Tell Congress Four Years of Secretive TPP Negotiations Is Enough
Business  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, congress, abuse, americans, ethics, economy, propaganda, politics, media, usa, world, HumanRights, freedoms, ethics, conflict, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, economy, labor, law, money, marketing )

JL
- 625 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The most recent publications definitively show that it is, in fact, U.S. negotiators trying to force these draconian provisions into the pact, and that in many instances, our trading partners in other countries are trying to resist them.
Help Us Collect Our Taxes -- African MPs
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, ethics, death, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, unitednations, UnitedNations, world, society, politics, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, debt, economy, finance, money, lies, investors, oil, usa, worl )

JL
- 636 days ago - devex.com
Multinational corporations doing business in Africa are finding it all too easy to circumvent taxation -- and that loss of tax revenue just makes countries even more dependent on foreign aid.
Criminal Proceedings Against Monsanto/Mahyco and Others, Back on Track
Business  (tags: conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, farming, freedoms, government, HumanRights, India, humans, news, society, world, abuse, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, Monsanto )

Kathy
- 685 days ago - esgindia.org
In a significant ruling, Justice Mr. A. S. Pachhapure of the High Court of Karnataka dismissed on 11th October petitions that sought quashing of criminal prosecution of senior representatives of the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwar (UAS)-->
100-Dollar Dream Teases Bangladesh Workers
Business  (tags: humanrights, asia, marketing, money, corporate, Rana Plaza, Bangladesh )

Naoko
- 696 days ago - ipsnews.net
"Western consumers are partly responsible for the low level of wages in Bangladesh." -- Reaz bin Mahmood, vice-president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association
Video: Animated Guide to Land Grabs
Business  (tags: world, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, asia, middle-east, humanrights, society, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, economy, finance, money, sustainabledevelopment, world )

JL
- 727 days ago - youtube.com
This great little animation explains how families are being unfairly evicted from their land and left with no way to grow food or earn a living as a result of big land deals in poor countries.
Colombia Uprising: Is This What 'Free Trade' Looks Like?
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, news, usa, violence, society, world, americans, business, abuse, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, farming, investors, labo )

JL
- 729 days ago - citizen.typepad.com
Colombian farmers are dumping tons of oranges onto highways. Roadways have been blocked throughout the country. Hundreds of thousands of Colombian protestors are risking rubber bullets and even live ammunition to take to the streets. Is this what "f
Take Action:Peru: Civil Service Act Threatens Trade Union Rights
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, politics, society, ethics, law, labor, business, corporate )

JL
- 752 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
Peru's new Civil Service Law aims to smash the power of the country's public sector unions. The law has already been passed by the country's Congress, and if it is approved by President Humala it will:
Bangladesh: Security Forces Kill Protesters
Business  (tags: death, police, politics, murder, media, law, news, violence, society, safety, sadness, rights, humans, government, interesting, freedoms, ethics, culture, crime, women, child, UnitedNations, HumanRights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict )

Robert
- 756 days ago - hrw.org
Unless the government takes firm action to rein in the security forces, there is going to be a lot more blood on the streets before the year is over. "Bangladesh's reputation is at stake, and all responsible leaders should counsel calm, avoidance of vio
"Slavery Is Still Going on in America": Blumenthal Calls to Extend Whistleblower Protections for H-2B Guest Workers,
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, world, humanrights, HumanRights, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, money, usa )

JL
- 788 days ago - citizenvox.org
Many guest workers experience harsh working conditions that most Americans might expect to find in developing countries, but would be surprised to see in the US--and these workers lack the right to blow the whistle when they suffer illegal abuse or mistr
Reversing the "IP Ratchet": Global Implications of the U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling in Myriad,
Business  (tags: world, society, news, middle-east, asia, europe, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, HumanRights, cancer, death, disease, ethics, health, healthcare, prevention, protection, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning, medicin )

JL
- 797 days ago - citizenvox.org
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and European Patent Office (EPO) have been granting patents on isolated human DNA since the early 1980s. Many countries have followed their lead.
Algerian Catering Workers in Week 3 of Bitter Strike ACTION
Business  (tags: business, corruption, money, world, Algeria, humanrights, labor )

Nancy
- 801 days ago - iuf.org
The terms of that agreement were not implemented. Workers launched a second strike on May 29. The companies' response was to dispatch hundreds of strikebreakers - who refused to work out of solidarity with the strikers - and to move to have the strike dec
Did a Slave Process the Shrimp in Your Scampi?
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, children, freedoms, ethics, society, humanrights, usa, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, cover-up, Entrepreneurs, farming, marketing, labor, politics, investments )

JL
- 801 days ago - motherjones.com
Twenty years ago, most of our shrimp came from domestic wild fisheries. Today, we import 90 percent of it, almost all of it farmed.
 

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